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Somerset Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1045 Easton Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873-1625
+1 732-828-2139
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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273 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting area for golf show and had 3 meals here. Breakfast was superb on 2 occasions with eggs, french toast, hash browns and bacon, great meal. Had dinner here as well with 5 others and I had the Chicken Parm with spagetti on side and salad and it was wonderful and plentiful. Others had the Stuffed Shrimp and they indicated... More 

Thank Dick B
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210 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

In between trying all the new places in the region, this is one my kids have always liked. So when they're in town, this is a stop they enjoy. Lots of choices, and good service are always here. Never had a bad meal at this stop.

Thank A44Chief
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch here yesterday and was seated in the front booth diner section versus the dining room. Had the sense they were just waiting to close our section down but if that was the case, why seat us there? Many staff members just sitting around chit chatting instead of working, right outside kitchen doors and by register. They... More 

Thank cageynot
Watchung, New Jersey
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Had a business breakfast on Sunday at 9. Place was crowded but not filled yet. The food is good as diner's go. A dish of eggs over corned beef has with home fries was just what it should be and a very large portion so about 1/3 was left over. Toasted bagel, lox and cream cheese with lettuce, tomato and... More 

Thank Edward F
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here since the 90s. Not sure if same owners but service is always pretty quick and food not bad. We bring our out of town visitors here when they want a taste of a NJ diner.

Thank TheBadMoonRising
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The Somerset Diner is a typical New Jersey diner, with below average food. The salad was colorful (picture) and was served with an unpleasant blue cheese dressing. The chicken parm, normally a typical dish, and a safe bet, for a diner, was incredibly tough, and without taste. A picture before and a picture after cutting are given. No cheese was... More 

1 Thank PatentGod
Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Stopped in for quick breakfast on way to Sugarloaf craft show on sunday morning. The food was good. But the service was spotty and it took long for a simple breakfast to come out of the kitchen. Would stop again if going by the diner but would not go out of way for it.

Thank Eugene J
Hammonton, New Jersey
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149 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

staff was helpful and friendly, but i have to admit, the server was clueless on waiting tables.. but thats okay.. we all laughed about it...i dont know why the bad reviews. so here is my night.. you decide... we arrived around 1030... ordered breakfast... all i will say it the eggs were perfect... and i mean perfect... pancakes were light... More 

Thank Paul A
Somerset, New Jersey
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

The food here used to be fair at best. Now it has gotten worse. The coffee is awful! You can see through it. I've brought my own on the few ocassions I've been there. Whether it has been a change in ownership, I don't know. But the food is not up to what you would expect from a New Jersey... More 

1 Thank Donna F
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We experienced a friendly staff and very good food. Take care when ordering, the portions are ample. You won't leave hungry. You have to try the Baclava Cheesecake, not terribly sweet just good. We will visit again next time in town.

Thank Lee8683

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1045 Easton Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873-1625
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-828-2139

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?